Due to ever-increasing operational costs, MTCS have had to make the difficult decision to increase our prices. This will be the first price increase in over six years. We understand that ever-increasing costs makes it a very difficult time for us all, but please be assured we continuously work at keeping our operational costs as minimal as possible whilst also ensuring we provide a very reliable and quality service for all our clients.

Please be aware that the schedule of prices will therefore take effect from 3rd February 2022.

Thank you. The MTCS team.


As a leading provider in Offshore Training and Competence Assurance, MTCS Ltd. have developed an online learning course (via MTCS Online) to assist personnel in developing their Supervisory and Leadership Skills.

Course Overview

The course follows the guidelines laid down in IMCA document C011 and requires candidates to study a range of concepts that relate to leading, maintaining and developing a small team.

It is recommended that the candidate study the majority of the course in the workplace in order that they can reflect on situations and events that take place within the team on a daily basis.

The course is an experiential training programme where you will be required to undertake research into the many theories that cover the subject of ‘Leadership’ and link these to how you perform as a leader.

You will be provided with:

  • Book 1 – course instructions, activities and assignments
  • Book 2 – course notes, to give you a head start into your reading and research
  • Research and reading diary
  • Access to an online tutor at MTCS

Candidate Requirements

The course is aimed at personnel who are currently working towards the role of Supervisor and carry out some Supervisory duties as part of their current role.  The course is also suitable for personnel in a full time Supervisor role who wants to enhance their skills and obtain some formal certification of training.

The course is suitable for the following personnel:

  • ROV Supervisors
  • ROV Senior Pilot Technicians/Submersible Engineers
  • Senior grade Survey disciplines
  • Party Chiefs
  • Dive Supervisors
  • Senior Dive Technicians
  • Equipment Supervisors
  • Senior Technicians

Course Modules

The course includes the following modules:

  • Understand and Develop Yourself as a Supervisor
  • Managing Yourself
  • Motivating the Team to Perform
  • Planning & Monitoring the Work of the Team
  • Inducting, Training & Assessing the Team
  • Maintaining a Healthy & Safe Work Environment
  • Briefing the Team & Conducting Team Briefing Talks
  • Communicating in the Workplace
  • Providing Quality to Clients/Customers
  • Diversity in the Workplace
  • Managing Change in the Workplace
  • Leading Your Work Team


The course includes an assignment booklet that can be downloaded as part of your course and contains a range of assignments that require the candidate to reflect on situations in the workplace and draw on the theoretical concepts discussed in the course.

On completion the assignments can be uploaded to the candidate’s MTCS Online account.  The candidate will then receive constructive feedback from their tutor and a summary of further actions if required.


On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a certificate confirming Successful Completion of Training in Team Leadership for Offshore Supervisors that complies with IMCA C011.

Course Delivery

The course is delivered through MTCS Online whereby candidates will be provided with a unique access code to download the material and guidance on how to use the course.  Candidates will then upload assignments and receive feedback from their tutor.


On order of the course you will be provided with the following documentation :

  • Book 1 – course instructions, activities and assignments
  • Book 2 – course notes, to give you a head start into your reading & research
  • Research & reading diary
  • Access to an Online tutor at MTCS

It is also recommended that the you purchase a formal text book on Team Leadership. Examples of these include:

  • Leading Teams – David Pardey (ILM books)
  • Introducing Leadership – David Pardey (Amazon)
  • Not Bosses But Leaders – John Adair (Kogan Page)
  • Develop Your Leadership Skills – John Adair (Kogan Page)
  • The Leadership Skills Handbook – Jo Owen (Kogan Page)
  • The One Minute Manager – Ken Blanchard
  • The Book of Leadership – Anthony Gell (Amazon)

The course also assists in progression towards a formal certificate of Competence in the MTCS Competence Scheme, or in-house equivalent.

Team Leadership for Offshore Supervisors - MTCS Online Course
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Key Points

£395 + VAT

18 hours + assessments

This is a distance learning course via MTCS Online

Suitable For
Suitable for personnel preparing for a Supervisory role

All course fees and certification

Next Steps
Your certificate confirming ‘Successful Completion of Knowledge’ may be used to support your next assessment for an MTCS Certificate of Competence

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